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Thank you for visiting A Reason To Smile. We encourage you take a look around and learn about our mission, our projects, see pictures from past trips, and learn how to get involved!


The mission of ARTS is to empower communities without access to dental professionals to achieve and maintain a higher level of oral health by providing hygiene education, direct treatment, and dental supplies.

Our Mission

  • Founder, Dr. Gunther Heyder's Inspirational Story with Voyage Raleigh HERE
  • ARTS featured on! Check out the story here.
  • ARTS featured in Dental Town!  Check out the story here.
  • ARTS featured in Incisal Edge Magazine! See what they say about the team here.
  • Want to know what the ARTS team did last time we were in Senegal? Check out the blog here.
  • ARTS has been featured on Dentistry IQ! Check out the story here.

Latest News

ARTS on Insta

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